Archive, Interesting, Podcast

Frank Darabont on The Shawshank Redemption

27 Sep , 2014  

An archive interview with writer-director Frank Darabont about The Shawshank Redemption

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Behind The Scenes, Interesting

The Sound of Gravity

14 Oct , 2013  

Sandra Bullock and George Clooney in Gravity - Image courtesy of Warner Bros 2013

Director Alfonso Cuaron and Re-recording Mixer Skip Lievsay discuss how they (and the sound teams) created the dramatic soundscape of outer space.

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Directors, Interesting

John Landis on The Talking Room

3 Sep , 2013  

John Landis on The Talking Room

The director John Landis recently sat down with Adam Savage of the Talking Room to discuss his life and career.

Documentaries, Interesting

The March (1963)

28 Aug , 2013  

MLK at March on Washington

To mark the 50th anniversary of the The March for Jobs and Freedom, the US National Archives have posted a digitally restored version of James Blue’s famous documentary.

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Directors, Interesting

The Future of Movies (1990)

21 Aug , 2013  

The Future of Movies in 1990

A 1990 Siskel and Ebert TV special which features directors Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Martin Scorsese discussing the future of movies.

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Behind The Scenes, Interesting

Writing With Light

8 Aug , 2013  

Vittorio Storaro

A 1992 documentary about cinematographer Vittorio Storaro provides a fascinating insight into his working life.

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Behind The Scenes, Interesting

The (Extended) Making of The Shining

29 Jul , 2013  

THe Extended Making of The Shining

The full version of The Elstree Project’s documentary about The Shining is now available online.

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Interesting

Gordon Willis Craft Truck Interview

25 Jul , 2013  

Gordon Willis 300

Legendary cinematographer Gordon Willis recently sat down with Craft Truck for a lengthy interview about his career.

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Behind The Scenes, Interesting

Operation Dirty Dozen

22 Jul , 2013  

Operation Dirty Dozen

An old behind-the-scenes featurette for The Dirty Dozen offers a glimpse in how movies were marketed in a bygone era.

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Directors, Interesting

Ridley Scott Omnibus

18 Jul , 2013  

Ridley Scott on Omnibus in 1992

Video of the BBC Omnibus profile of Ridley Scott that first aired in 1992.

Interesting

William Goldman WGF Interview

1 Jul , 2013  

William Goldman Interview

In 2010, screenwriter William Goldman sat down with the Writers Guild Foundation for a lengthy chat.

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Interesting

The Legacy of All the President’s Men

28 Jun , 2013  

Redford Woodward Bernstein

Back in April 2001 Robert Redford, Bob Woodward, and Carl Bernstein got together for a lengthy talk about All the President’s Men.

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Hitchcock, Interesting

Rear Window Timelapse

3 Apr , 2012  

Rear Window Timelapse

Jeff Desom has constructed an ingenious timelapse video using footage from Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window (1954).

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Interesting

Rare Dutch Documentary on Stanley Kubrick

19 Mar , 2012  

Stanley Kubrick in a Dutch TV Documentary

Part of a Dutch documentary about Stanley Kubrick surfaced recently on YouTube and offers tantalising glimpses into his working methods.

Digital, Interesting

Walter Murch on the Digital Revolution

16 Mar , 2012  

Walter Murch at the Chicago Humanities Festival

Legendary editor and sound designer Walter Murch recently gave an illuminating talk at the Chicago Humanities Festival

Interesting

Indiewire Distribution Panel 2011

25 Feb , 2012  

Indiewire 2011 panel

Last summer indieWIRE hosted a panel discussion on how film distribution has changed since the site launched in 1996.

Interesting

The Orson Welles Shakespeare Collection

24 Feb , 2012  

Orson Welles on the radio

Audio of Orson Welles performing Shakespeare on the radio between 1936 and 1946.

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Behind The Scenes, Interesting

The Making of Husbands

24 Feb , 2012  

The Making of Husbands

An old BBC documentary shows how John Cassavetes made his low budget film Husbands (1970).

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Festivals, Interesting

The Future of Cinema Panel at VIFF 2011

23 Feb , 2012  

The Future of Cinema VFF 2012

A panel last September at the Vancouver Film Festival raised some interesting points about the digital revolution affecting cinema.

Interesting

Everything is a Remix Part 4

21 Feb , 2012  

Everything is a Remix Part 4 - System Failure

The fourth video essay by Kirby Ferguson in his Everything is a Remix series explores how copyright has become corrupted in the information age.

Directors, Interesting

Sidney Lumet Interview from 1999

14 Feb , 2012  

Sidney Lumet interview from 1999

A three hour interview in which Sidney Lumet talks about his life and career in television.

Directors, Interesting

Steven Spielberg at La Cinémathèque Francaise

7 Feb , 2012  

Steven Spielberg at La Cinematheque Francaise with Serge Toubiana and Costa Gavras

Last month Steven Spielberg sat down for an hour long discussion with Costra-Gavras and Serge Toubiana at La Cinémathèque Francaise.

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Interesting, Technology

3D Printing

27 Jan , 2012  

3D Printing is real-life science fiction

3-D printing seems like science fiction but is a reality that could have a profound effect on our lives.

Interesting, Short Films

Yosemite HD

25 Jan , 2012  

Yosemite HD

Sheldon Neill and Colin Delehanty have created a stunning timelapse video of Yosemite National Park in California.

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Interesting, Random

Jaws Vertigoed

15 Jan , 2012  

Jaws Vertigoed

What does a scene from Jaws (1975) sound like with the music from Vertigo (1958)?

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Behind The Scenes, Interesting

The Cost of Star Wars

11 Jan , 2012  

The Cost of Star Wars

How much did the first Star Wars film cost to make?

Interesting, music

Buck 65 Title Card Video

8 Jan , 2012  

Buck 65 Superstars Video

The new video from Buck 65 pays homage to notable title cards from cinema history.

Awards Season, Interesting

The Hollywood Reporter’s Actor’s Roundtable 2011

27 Dec , 2011  

The Hollywood Reporter Actors Roundtable

This year’s Hollywood Reporter round table chat with George Clooney, Christopher Plummer, Gary Oldman, Christoph Waltz, Albert Brooks and Nick Nolte

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Interesting

The Spielberg Face

16 Dec , 2011  

The Spielberg Face

This video essay by Kevin B. Lee highlights a signature feature of director Steven Spielberg

Interesting, Viral Video

Dragon Tattoo Hard Copy Viral

10 Dec , 2011  

Dragon Tattoo Hard Copy Viral

As part of their viral campaign for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Sony have released an ingenious recreation of a 1990s TV show.

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